The Manager Ancillary Services Finance leads financial planning, modeling, budgeting, analysis, reporting and controls for the department of Ancillary Services and its business units, as well as the negotiation and administration of on-campus revenue-generating leases and licenses.
Ancillary Services is comprised of multiple service-oriented ancillary business units including Housing & Conference Services, Food Services, Transportation Services, the York University Bookstore, the YU-card program and Lease Management with total revenues exceeding $70 million.
Under the direction of the Director, Financial Services this position provides expertise in financial management to support Ancillary Services' strategic planning and operational execution, including the development of complex capital and operating models and forecasts, the provision of management information and advice in support of short- and long-term business objectives and decision-making and financial reports to senior management and the Board of Governors.
This position is responsible for the planning and completing of quality information collection, modelling and analysis for strategic and operational decision support, strategic planning, policy development and resource allocations.
The position supports the Executive Director in long-term financial, human resources and operational planning. The position manages special projects as required, ensures financial integrity in the development and monitoring of internal processes and financial controls, and ensures that University policies and accountability standards are met.
Requirement for a professional accounting certification (CPA).
Five to seven years of progressive financial experience including capital project management, cash flow forecasting, budgeting, forecasting, financial reporting, lease management and negotiations.
Management experience in a unionized environment is required. Experience dealing with realty tax assesments, appeals and invoicing, lease administration and negotiations in a large multifaceted corporation.
Experience with management accounting, logistics, enterprise resource planning system administration preferred. Experience in financial accounting in a retail, property management or manufacturing environment is preferred.
Writing skills : develops reports and proposals for business decisions based on quantifying and qualifying facts. assist with writing RFP specifications.
documenting standard operating procedures for internal staff and external departments. ability to produce clear, concise procedural documentation and financial and budget plans.
Verbal skills : elicit accurate information, respond to inquiries.Ability to work independently and to perform effectively as a member of a team.
Client relationship management and persuasion skills required when establishing and maintaining relationships with clients and government agencies.
Ability to exercise tact and diplomacy and deal with people in a calm and effective manner in sometimes sensitive situations.
Ability to resolve client issues effectively and on a timely basis.Ability to meet predetermined / cyclical deadlines. significant use of analytical skills when calculating and allocating realty tax and monitoring and tracking capital and renovation project budgets set priorities and work effectively under pressure of high volume work excellent organizational skills.
Computer skills : Advanced Word, Excel, Visio, Power Point. Advanced knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning systems such as Maximo, SAP, Peoplesoft.
Experience managing and relating central large datasets for coordination of functions and checks and balances.
Additional Notes :
The job is executed in a general office environment.Please note : This position requires the candidate to produce a verification of degree(s), credential(s) or equivalencies from accredited institutions and / or international equivalents at the time of interview.
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York implemented a revised CPM Compensation Framework in 2019. The Framework is a salary grid consisting of 6 or 8 steps (depending on job grade) which is reviewed annually with possible adjustments, and a lump sum Performance Based Recognition Award.
Employees will receive the grid adjustment and depending on performance, eligible permanent employees may move to the next step of the grid and may receive a lump sum Performance Based Recognition Award.
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